The incredible people at Vic Firth sent me these sticks months ago to review and I’m just getting around to sharing my thoughts now. Why did it take so long? Well, it’s because I was waiting for these things to wear out. But, despite many, many hours behind the kit, they still haven’t. In fact, […]Read more "Vic Firth TITAN 5B Drumsticks"
Alright, if you haven’t checked out part one of this review, read it here. And please take a second to check out our Headhunters Drumsticks review as well. Hybrids These sticks are so interesting, I felt that I had to split them into their own review. They shouldn’t be buried at the end of an […]Read more "Headhunters Drumsticks Bundles Part 2: Hybrids"
A few months back, I ran the first Headhunters review featuring a selection of the company’s grooved, un-grooved, and gripped drumsticks. They’re really nice sticks, and you should take a few minutes to read the review. The Canadian stick slingers were nice enough to send a huge box of product over, so we’ve still got […]Read more "Headhunters Drumsticks Bundles Part 1"
It’s giveaway time! Well, kind of. This is Part 1 of a FOUR PART series of Headhunters Drumsticks (how great is that name?) reviews to be posted over the coming weeks. When I post the final review, I’ll be sharing instructions for how you can enter to win a selection of these awesome products at no […]Read more "Headhunters Drumsticks Review"
To me, trying a new drumstick is an exercise I find both enjoyable and very beneficial. I think drumstick design has a real impact on the way I play, and test driving different options always gives me a little more insight into what works for my hand and what doesn’t – or even what works […]Read more "Promark Simon Phillips, Mike Portnoy and Joey Jordison Autograph Series Sticks"
Alright, it’s been a long time (long time) since I left you (left you) without some dope gear for re-view (RIP Aaliyah). I’ve been away from the site for a couple of weeks because I got married (!) to an incredible woman at the end of May, then immediately scooted out of the country for […]Read more "Stick(s) of the Week: Pro-Mark Jazz Cafe Series"
So, after another lengthy sabbatical, our Stick of the Week feature has returned! This week, we’ve got two exciting new models to check out from Canadian stick maker, Los Cabos. The growing young company has some pretty cool stuff in their catalog (I’d like to check out that red hickory!), but today we’re taking a […]Read more "Stick(s) of the Week: Los Cabos Grip Dip Hickory 5A and 5B"
Alright, it’s been a few weeks since I’ve been able to post anything here. Sorry about the hold up, but work just took over for a while. I’ll have another review up soon (hopefully Wednesday), along with the return of Stick of the Week. Also, we will finally be announcing the winner of the Superdrum […]Read more "Sweet SilverFox Contest!"
Happy Friday ya’ll! Quick reminder before we dive into this week’s stick: make sure you enter our Superdrum snare drum Giveaway if you haven’t already. The entry deadline is April, 1 2013, so you’ve still got plenty of time. Alright, let’s get down to business. This week, we’re checking out a stick from the recently […]Read more "Stick of the Week: Ayotte Jazz Maple"
Uh oh! It’s that time again, ya’ll – another Stick of the Week is upon us. Celebrate. This week’s spotlight model comes to us via Swiss stick maker, Agner. After stumbling onto these puppies at the NAMM show, I couldn’t resist the urge to bring a few pairs home. Just too flashy. Let’s break it […]Read more "Stick of the Week: Agner George “Spanky” McCurdy Go 4 Blood Signature"